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GDP Mill. € [+]20167,754M.€chart30,542M.€2016GDP Mill. € [+]
GDP Mill.$ [+]20168,583M.$chart33,806M.$2016GDP Mill.$ [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016713€chart2,805€2016GDP per capita [+]
GDP per capita [+]2016789$chart3,105$2016GDP per capita [+]
Debt [+]20163,896chart13,3682016Debt [+]
Debt [+]20164,313chart14,7972016Debt [+]
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.27%chart43.44%2016Debt (%GDP) [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016358€chart1,228€2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Debt Per Capita [+]2016397$chart1,359$2016Debt Per Capita [+]
Deficit [+]2016-458chart-2,0382016Deficit [+]
Deficit [+]2016-507chart-2,2562016Deficit [+]
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-5.91%chart-6.62%2016Deficit (%GDP) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20161,647.7chart12,240.62016Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20161,823.8chart13,549.12016Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2015326.0chart1,822.72014Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015361.6chart2,421.52014Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201517.48%chart16.84%2014Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20149.55%chart11.75%2014Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]201688.6chart511.62016Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]201698.1chart566.32016Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20137.36%chart7.73%2007Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201621.26%chart39.78%2016Expenditure (%GDP) [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016152€chart1,124€2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2016168$chart1,244$2016Expenditure Per Capita [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201531€chart173€2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Education Expenditure P.C [+]201534$chart229$2014Education Expenditure P.C [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201416€chart108€2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201421$chart144$2014Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20168€chart47€2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20169$chart52$2016Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]
Ba308/01/2017Moody's Rating [+]
S&P Rating [+]11/01/2013NRSD11/13/2017S&P Rating [+]
Fitch Rating [+]05/05/2011BBB-07/07/2017Fitch Rating [+]
Corruption Index [+]201636chart332016Corruption Index [+]
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017120ºchart117º2016Competitiveness Ranking [+]
Fragile States Index [+]201578.8chart78.02015Fragile States Index [+]
Innovation Ranking [+]2016121ºchart109º2016Innovation Ranking [+]
Labour
5.5%2011Q2Unemployment rate [+]
209.9 $2014NMW [+]
152.2 €2014NMW [+]
73º2015Human Capital Ranking [+]
Prices
3.5%February 2017CPI (overall index) [+]
Money Market
3.28%11/23/2017Key rates [+]
Business
Doing Business [+]2018151ºchart152º2018Doing Business [+]
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]201523.83chart71.802015Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]
Taxes
13.00%01/01/2006Standard VAT [+]
Trade
Exports [+]20161,223.3 M.€chart6,295.8 M.€2016Exports [+]
Exports [+]20161,354.1 M.$chart6,968.9 M.$2016Exports [+]
Exports % GDP [+]201615.78%chart20.61%2016Exports % GDP [+]
Imports [+]20162,033.4 M.€chart7,565.2 M.€2016Imports [+]
Imports [+]20162,250.7 M.$chart8,373.9 M.$2016Imports [+]
Imports % GDP [+]201626.22%chart24.77%2016Imports % GDP [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-810.0 M.€chart-1,269.4 M.€2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance [+]2016-896.6 M.$chart-1,405.1 M.$2016Trade balance [+]
Trade balance % GDP [+]2016-10.45%chart-4.16%2016Trade balance % GDP [+]
Socio-Demography
Density [+]201695chart102016Density [+]
Population [+]201610,872,298chart10,887,8822016Population [+]
Immigrant stock [+]2015245,399chart142,9892015Immigrant stock [+]
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2016207.1chart1,217.22016Remittance received (M.$) [+]
% Immigrant [+]20152.32%chart1.33%2015% Immigrant [+]
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016734.2chart229.62016Remittance sent (M.$) [+]
Emigrant stock [+]2015615,852chart799,6052015Emigrant stock [+]
% Emigrant [+]20155.82%chart7.46%2015% Emigrant [+]
HDI [+]20150.485chart0.6742015HDI [+]
Global Peace Ranking [+]201779ºchart86º2017Global Peace Ranking [+]
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016127ºchart23º2016Gender Gap Ranking [+]
55º2015Ranking [+]
Birth Rate [+]201537.43‰chart23.55‰2015Birth Rate [+]
Fertility Rate [+]20155.05chart2.922015Fertility Rate [+]
Crude death rate [+]20159.32‰chart7.35‰2015Crude death rate [+]
Life expectancy [+]201560.58chart68.752015Life expectancy [+]
Number of homicides [+]2015654chart1,2702012Number of homicides [+]
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20156.0chart12.42012Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20150.53chart1.692015CO2 Tons per capita [+]
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 10,872,298
  • Surface Area: 114,760 km2
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Belongs to: ACP, ECOWAS, IMF, UN, AU